There are many great sites on the World Wide Web but trying to actually find those great sites can be a frustrating experience. We have compiled a list of Websites that we have found to be helpful resources of information. When you click on a link, a new window will pop up. Close the window when you are ready to return to this page.
The Internal Revenue Service
Home of the IRS on the Web. .
Vermont Department of Taxes
Home of Vermont Department of Taxes on the Web.
Estate Planning Links
This site offers links to estate planning and related sites. The home page is organized under headings such as Charitable Planning, Elder Law, and Probate and Living Trusts. The Understanding Estate Planning section offers links to glossaries and has a detailed frequently-asked-questions section.
MSNBC - Microsoft & NBC
MSNBC is the place for up to the minute news. Many of the news articles have audio and video clips.
Money Magazine offers an online edition that is a great resource for financial information.
Social Security Retirement Planner
The Social Security Administration's retirement planner includes calculators to estimate expected benefits, as well as a section on eligibility issues. It reviews factors that may affect your retirement benefits including self-employment, military service, work for nonprofit organizations and work outside the United States. A section with answers to frequently asked questions is also included.
Insurance Research Online
Log onto this site to do detailed research before purchasing insurance. Insurance.com, an affiliate of Fidelity Investments, offers free registration to users and covers a wide range of insurance needs--auto, liability, life and long-term care--as well as annuities. Insurance company profiles are provided, and the site offers a lengthy glossary of terms as well as a personal organizer to consolidate research.
Business Plan Preparation
This Center for Business Planning site offers sample business plans, analyses of business strategies and sections on writing and evaluating business and marketing plans. The site also features links to other resources including a business directory and a glossary.
Vermont Society of CPAs
American Institute of CPAs
This is Medicare's official presence online. Users can search for dialysis facilities, health plans and nursing homes, as well as participating physicians and prescription assistance programs. The site provides publications-in Adobe Acrobat-on all aspects of Medicare, including the benefits of hospices, protecting your rights and supplemental coverage.
FirstGov is intended to be your first resource to find any government information on the Internet, with topics ranging from business and economy to money and benefits to science and technology - and everything in between.
Office of Professional Regulation
Office of Vermont Secretary of State Professional Regulation Web Site.
Search for Schools
This search engine is dedicated to university sites and all things scholastic. Also included are links to online dictionaries, census and government information, calculators, converters and equations.
Find Articles Fast
This site bills itself as "the first free online article-search service." It could also call itself "a public library's electronic periodicals department." Not only does it give source information about an article but provides the text as well. Categories to search include business and finance, computers and technology, news and society, and reference and education.
Rutland Region Vermont
Rutland region's one stop resource for local businesses, residents, & visitors in all 4 seasons.
Free Credit Report
Residents of Vermont are entitled, based on state law, to one free credit report a year.